Lion The Witch And The Wardrobe Symbolism Essay

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A Wardrobe from God
Today we can find ourselves looking into the eyes of the church in many places. The religious symbolism in the classic book The Chronicles of Narnia the Lion the Witch and the Wardrobe written by C. S Lewis later turned into a movie can be thought of as a fun and exciting movie or a gateway to another view on the Bible and the people in it. In Narnia it follows the story of Jesus’s journey leading up to his death and resurrection. As well as the people around him. Religion symbolism plays a big part in the movie. I helps us understand the church and its stories better through a classic tale. Symbolism can be found anywhere in the world. There are many characters in the movie that can be thought as religious people. Aslan being portrayed as Jesus and the children that he comes to love are all religion symbols for the Bible and its reflection on the story. …show more content…

Though in the story he mainly resembles Jesus and his journey. When you first meet Aslan you see a leader and a king. When Aslan goes to meet with the white in the woods he asks Lucy and Susan to stay behind and wait. This resembles the story in the Bible when Jesus goes to pray upon the hill and asks his disciples to stay behind. Aslan shows the same bravery that Jesus had to have his life taken from him for the sake of others. Aslan When he agrees to the dea with the queen to protect another life for the coast of his own he then has his mane cut off and action. This is supposed to represent the pain that Jesus went through and the mockery that became of him with his crown of thorns for the “king.” And finally when Alsan finally dies he comes back to life to bring salvation to Narnia. This represents the resurrection of Jesus to spread the word of

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